Fincham# (..) Air Gunner, Flt. Fate: The FLAK Batterie at Vlieland noticed the Lancaster in the western direction and fired with the 32x 10.5cm Guns, The burning Lancaster crashed near De Koog Pole 21 & 22, Texel., K.I.A: Flt. Supplies were dropped to them by air, and they were finally led out of the canyon after 10 days (Ghiglieri and Myers 2001; Farabee 2005). Fincham# (..) Air Gunner, Flt. Coster (19) Air Gunner, Sgt R. Coupe (23) Bomb Aimer, Sgt S. Meieran (..) Navigator RNoAF, Sgt J. Skejelanger (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner RNoAF. No.83sq RAF King (..) Tail Gunner. document.write(" "); Feldwebel Fritz Koch (25) In December 1960 the lake was renamed Hester Lake (Macha and Jordan 2002; Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006). K.I.A: Sgt. document.write(" "); Campbell (20) Air Gunner. K.I.A: Small (..) Right Waist Gunner, Staff.Sgt J.Y. Texas, with its many military airfields, saw many military aviation disasters, with one of the worst occurring on September 10, 1943, 40 miles off the shore of Galveston. M.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Military aircraft losses during WWII 1943 Locations Fryslan & the Islands, (Arum, Franeker, Harlingen, Kimswerd, Terschelling, Vlieland, Witmarsum) PAGE UP. Target: Krefeld City Northrhein-Westfslen (Ruhrgebiet), Germany. The uncontrollable plane went down and crashed between Harlingen and Achlum. June 26, 2016 at 10:04 a.m. On a sunny Sunday in 1943, Huntington Beach suffered its worst air disaster in a military accident that was largely forgotten until recently. 138(SOE))sq = 138 Special Operation Executive Squadron, FLAK = Flugabwerekanone (Antiaircraft Gun), Flt.Off. document.write(" "); Fate: Crashed returning from a bombing mission at Bremen Germany, when the B-17F "Holy Mackeral" was hit by enemy FLAK that caused explosions on the plane. Paterson (29) Bomb Aimer. K.I.A: Feltwebel Cyprian Gropper (26) Pilot. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Tilburg## (25) Pilot. 20-10-1943 if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") An AT-6 crashed north of Paige Creek, just inside the park boundary, on December 28, 1942. Courtesy of Janis Kozlowski. Target: Osnabruck, Germany. Reston, VA Private Plane Crash, Nov 1977. K.I.A: Flight Lt J Polnik (24) Pilot, Flt.Sgt. Bulger (..) Bomb Aimer, Tech.Sgt G.H. Target: Hamburg, Germany. The Messerschmidt was found the next day North of Tacozijl, near Lemmer. Three airmen were killed in the accident. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") 28-07-1943 02:50Lt if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") M.schmitt BF110-G2 On January 20, 1945, a North American B-25D Mitchell struck Wrong Mountain at about 6,500 feet. Fate: Returning from the bombing mission the Halifax was perhaps noticed by the German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from the 4./NJG.1, flown by Luftwaffe Ace OFW HEINZ VINKE and Uffz. Walter Czybulka. M.I.A: Abbreviations : Wernberg glided towards the lake surface, but hit a cable and plunged into the water, near Hoover Dam (Farabee 2005). In the summer of 1943 during the middle of World War II, a plane carrying six military members headed to Colorado crashed in a forest just outside of Loa. All the other eight aviators in the B-24J perished along with all eight airmen on the B-24D (Mireles 2006). document.write(" "); document.write(" "); This operations where called: Gardening. R.G. M.I.A: 1Lt N.B. Engineer, Flt.Lt. King (..) Tail Gunner. document.write(" "); Hoffman (22)Wireless operator RAAF, Flt.Sgt. Cemetary : Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. K.I.A: Flight officer M.G. Target: Bremen, port area, Germany. Fate: On the way to the target, Essen, Germany, the bomber was noticed by German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG1, flown by OBLT Rudolf Sigmund after being shotdown the Lancaster crashed 1.5Km North East of Witmarsum. Jeffrey (30) Navigator, Sgt S.R.O Hermon (24) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, Sgt H.C. Duckmanton (24) Pilot RNzAF, Sgt B.J. Waite (21) Airgunner, Sgt. Category page. FW Karl Schodl. Morrison(30) RAAF (Pilot), sgt W. McElroy(25) (Flight Engineer), sgt E.F. The Messerschmitt 109G, becomes covered, uncontrollable and pours into the soft clay. A. Hughes (23) Air Gunner. Snook (..) Bomb Aimer RCAF. document.write(" "); Many of these military aircraft accidents occurred in remote, often mountainous, areas managed by the National Park Service. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Harlingen, ## Pietersbierum, ### Nes Ameland, The Netherlands. The accident was attributed, to icing, and all five members of the crew were killed. Angus (..), Flt.Sgt. K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Bennett (..) Air Gunner, P/O P. Daly# (..) Air Gunner, Sgt H. Kleiner## (..) Flight Engineer. Homebase : RAF Bottesford, UK if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Fate: Hit by German FLAK at Harlingen and crashed at 18:45Lt into the Wadden Sea near Roptazijl, North of Harlingen. Target: Leipzig, Germany. document.write(" "); K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. C.L. Target: Düsseldorf, Germany. document.write(" "); M.I.A: Sgt A.G. Dymick (..) Tail Gunner, Sgt J. Stuart (21) Wireless operator / Air Gunner. Fate: Hit by FLAK at Texel, crashed West of Harlingen into the Waddensea. Porter (21) Air Gunner, Sgt L. Wild (..) Navigator. Homebase : RAF Scampton, UK if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Before crashing, the unmanaged Halifax broke into pieces and spead across a large area near Harlingen and Achlum. Fate: German military war Cemetary reburied: Grave 45, box AR, row 2, Ysselstein, The Netherlands. No.138(SOE)sq RAF For a decade, the father of the 23-year-old co-pilot (Second Lieutenant Robert M. Hester) searched for the site of the crash. On Independence Day 1944, three Consolidated B-24Js left March Field for gunnery and bombing raining. document.write(" "); Wales (..) Navigator Porter (21) Air Gunner, Sgt L. Wild (..) Navigator. Cameron (20) Pilot RCAF, Sgt J.W. document.write(" "); K.I.A: 1Lt. R. Kew (21) Air Gunner RCAF, Flight Lt R. Grey (25) Flight Engineer, W/OII J.M. Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands. document.write(" "); Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. Bennett (..) Flt. Fate: During an night mission at the South West Fryslan, the right engine was on fire, Linke and Czybulka had to bail out, Linke was killed during the bailout, after hitting the tailsection. K.I.A: Flight Officer A.V. M.I.A: The Stirling crashed into IJsselmeer, Makkumerwaard 1 mile near Makkum. Clark (..) Co-pilot, 2Lt. Target: Hamburg, Germany. Homebase : RAF Tempsford, UK. The Lancaster crashed into the WaddenSea 10Km of Terschelling. On October 24, 1941, 19 Curtis P-40 Hawks of the 57th Pursuit Group left March Field at Riverside, California, to fly to McClelland Field, in Sacramento, California. K.I.A: P/O J.T. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, The Netherlands. M.I.A: Sgt J.N. As with … Sgt A Little, P/O R P Mason, Sgt K J Fielding, Sgt D Bell and Sgt J Davidson were all killed. comm. Cemetary : German cemetary Ysselstein, The Netherlands. Westall (19) Air Gunner, G.Young (..), Flight Sgt M. Baxter (21), Target: Bochum, Germany K.I.A: Flight officer M.G. Johnson (30) Pilot RNZAF, Sgt C. Risingham# (22) Navigator, Flight Officer I.N. The Halifax was intercepted and shot down and crashed at 23:22Lt East of Terschelling near Formerum into the Waddensea . document.write(" "); Coleman (20) Turret Gunner, P.J. Engineer Private Nick A. Mardesich was in the radio compartment at, the moment of impact, was able to exit the burning wreck, and was the sole survivor. document.write(" "); K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Columbia, VA Navy Plane Crashes, Oct 1959. Moore (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, P/O C.F. On July 5, 1943, a Consolidated B-24E Liberator crashed into Green Mountain on San Miguel Island, California, during low overcast conditions (Macha and Jordan 2002; Mireles 2006). Fate: The Lancaster was perhaps noticed by the German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4./NJG.1, flown by Luftwaffe Ace Hptm HANS JOACHIM JABS and his crew. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands. 1. Cargille (..) Pilot, 2Lt K.H. - Fate: Intercepted by an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Luftwaffe Ace Hptm Helmut Lent and his crew. He headed the group in 1925. Despite immediate and subsequent searches, no trace of the aircraft was ever found (Wadley and McCarter 2002). Farrell# (21) Navigator RCAF, P/O R.E. 120019/Schwarze8 if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Military aircraft losses during WWII 1940-1941 WWII 1942 WWII 1943 WWII 1944-1945. The aircraft crashed after having feathered one propeller (indicating an engine failure), killing all six crewmen (C. Fuller, pers. "BILLY" Turner (22) Air Gunner. M.I.A: P/O V.W. Gell (22) Bomb-Airmer. All five other men on the aircraft also die. December 1943 Billings Gazette Montana 1943-08-02 Le Blanc (22)lost all control due to the damage, and crashed North East of the village in an field. K.I.A: Feltwebel Cyprian Gropper (26) Pilot. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Taylor (20) Flt Engineer, F/O J.H. K.I.A: Sgt A.J. K.I.A: Sgt A.E. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") The target aircraft had to return prematurely, and it lost track of the other plane, which subsequently crashed at Given’s Creek (Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006). J.K. Prudhoe (..) Wireless operator, Flight Lt F.R. First Lieutenant Leonard C. Lydon and Second Lieutenant Jack C. West both bailed out near Barton, California. document.write(" "); D.E. J.F. Webb (23) Navigator. As suddenly as they stopped, the four engines restarted and the two pilots were able to nurse the plane to Kingman Army Air Field. Target: Hamburg, Germany. Deck (20), N.W. Fate: Crashed between Harlingen and West-Terschelling near the Slenk and the Zuidwal into the Waddensea after an Mid Air Collision with an B-24D "Liberator" from the 44thBG/68thBS (Serial 41-23690), The crew is Missing In Action (M.I.A). The only combat-related aircraft loss reported herein is from WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, and involves a B-24D Liberator that crash landed on Atka Island, Alaska. The engines and some fuselage pieces were retrieved by the Pima Air and Space Museum in 1979 (SNP, n.d.; Mireles 2006). Cemetary : (Bolsward) Margraten Limburg, The Netherlands. Target: Exercises. Smith (..) Air Gunner, Sgt T.E. The 1943 Saint-Donat Liberator III Crash was an aerial accident that killed 24 people‍—‌the worst accident in Canadian military aviation history. Brown# (35) Navigator, P/O G.A. Coleman (20) Turret Gunner, P.J. Henderson (22), Sgt A.R. On December 5, 1943, a Consolidated B-24E disappeared over the Sierras on a celestial navigation flight with six crewmen on board. K.I.A: P/O A.G. Fletcher (20) Bomb Aimer RCAF, P/O H.E. 20-09-1943 21:45Lt Hayter# (24) Pilot, Flt.Sgt. Forty-four men traversed over twenty miles of rugged terrain to reach the crash site on November 10, to find the plane buried in ten feet of snow. Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. document.write(" "); Lancaster Mk.I DYSART, for years a St. Louis broker, was injured with four bankers in a plane crash at Atlantic City in 1928 during a convention of the Investment Bankers association. document.write(" "); immediately caught fire. Diggle (20), Sgt J.H. Cemetary : Wijnaldum, # Donjum, The Netherlands. Target: Special operation. document.write(" "); The aircraft exploded on impact, seven miles southwest of Elkton at an elevation of 2,000 feet, and the pilot was killed (Mireles 2006). Folkner (..) Left Waist Gunner, Staff.Sgt A.P. Homebase : RAF Kelstern, Lincolnshire UK. The Flying Fortress only had 25 hours and 35 minutes of flight time prior to it’s departure on March 12, 1943 and approximately 28 hours and 20 minutes total flying time at the time of the crash. Sgt. M.I.A: Flight Officer W.P. JA714/CF-R Fate: Was hit by enemy FLAK at the target area, on the way back to their homebase the B24 was intercepted by an Messerschmitt BF-110-G2 from the ZG26/1, flown by UFF. document.write(" "); P.O.W: Sgt C.H.E. Mustchin (19), Sgt. Wales (..) Navigator Early on the morning of September 9, 1941, a Douglas B-18A was on a night navigation training flight when it collided with a cliff on Mt. Fate: Crashed between Harlingen and West-Terschelling near the Slenk and the Zuidwal into the Waddensea after an Mid Air Collision with an Luftwaffe FW-190 from the JG/1 3 Staffel (Serial 5604/Yellow3) flown by Pilot FRITZ KOCH The FW-190 crashed also into the Wadden Sea. Target: Attack Sorpe Dam South West of Arnsberg, Germany Operation "CHASTISE" K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. O.H. That plane was one of three B-17s to crash near Fort Collins and Loveland over a 13-month span in 1943 and 1944. K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Target: Enemy aircrafts. N.M. Nelson (..) Pilot, 2Lt. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands, ## Esbjerg, Denmark. July 21 – Serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, American athlete and two-time Olympic champion Charley Paddock dies in the crash of a Navy plane near Sitka in the Territory of Alaska. Twelve airmen died in the crash. The burning plane crashed on the southside of the Aldedyk The B-24 was shot down and crashed at 14:40Lt 1Km South of Bolsward. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # St.Jacobiparochie, ## Breda, The Netherlands. Just a few months later on August 28, 1944, another USAAF Douglas P-70 (P-70B) from Hammer Field crashed into the summit of Quarry Peak, 15 miles west of Mono Lake. K.I.A: Sgt A.E. K.I.A: Flt.Sgt. Fate: The bomber was intercepted and shot down by an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Luftwaffe Ace Major HELMUT LENT (his 69th Victory) and his crew. Both the pilot, Lt. Ed Clark, and co-pilot, Lt. Joe Donaldson, sustained injuries, but were eventually rescued from the remote site (Farabee 2005). Hird (29) Airgunner. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") The wreck site was not located until 1947. (Submitted on April 18, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 03-08-1943 03:29Lt Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Harlingen, ## Pietersbierum, ### Nes Ameland, The Netherlands. The pilot 1Lt E.J. Cemetary : Longway West-Terschelling, # Bergen aan Zee, ## Den Haag, ### Noordwijk, The Netherlands. C. Silverman (..) Navigator, 2Lt. A second incident involved a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Grumman F4F, which crashed on Anacapa Island on an unknown date during the WWII (Macha and Jordan 2002). Very little debris remains at the site (SNP, n.d.). Cemetary : Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. E.A. Witnesses reported a low flying aircraft with a sputtering engine over the mountains. The B-24D participated in 18 bombing missions in the Aleutian Islands. The Lancaster was shot down at "RAUM CH99" at Altitude 3200mtr and crashed into the North Sea 70Km West of Vlieland. Sikorski's Liberator II crashed off Gibraltar almost immediately after takeoff on 4 July 1943. The Halifax crashed into the North Sea 50Km West of Texel. Jarvie (21) Air Gunner, Sgt A.J. P.O.W: 2Lt L. Rogers (..) Bomb Aimer, 2Lt K.S. Smith (..) Wireless operator, Staff.Sgt W. Derdzenski (..) Belly Gunner, Staff.Sgt F.H. E.R. Some wreckage is still visible (GMNP, n.d.; Mireles 2006). K.I.A: F/O D.H. Lyne (21) Navigator, P/O J. Lowrie (21) Pilot, Sgt. Cemetary : Witmarsum, The Netherlands. McFarlane (22) Air Gunner, Sgt F.A. Target: Naval instalation at Wilhelmhafen, Germany document.write(" "); M.H. Turner (..) RCAF. Taylor (21) Flight Engineer RCAF, Flight Officer A.J Ellis# (23) Air Gunner RCAF, Sgn Leader J.E.R. Cemetary : Historic aircraft crash site surveys, search and recovery through aviation archaeology. The plane was from Pendleton on a gunnery training mission The pilot ordered his crew to bail out, and three men exited through the bomb bay into the night. Chapman (25) Air Gunner RAAF, Sg P.M. Cosgrove (..) Air Gunner, Flt.Sgt. document.write(" "); M.I.A: Flt.Lt. document.write(" "); No.44sq RRhodAF K.I.A: Sgt W.A. Fatalities. N.M. Nelson (..) Pilot, 2Lt. On December 24, 1944, a Cessna UC-78B Bobcat took off from Yuma Army Air Field to fly to Deming, New Mexico, with a pilot and two passengers. Fate: The Lancaster was perhaps noticed by the German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4./NJG.1, flown by Luftwaffe Ace Hptm HANS JOACHIM JABS and his crew. On April 13, 1944, a USAAF Douglas P-70A from Hammer Field at Fresno, California, was involved in a radar training flight with another aircraft. Myrtle Beach, SC (Off Shore) Bomber Crash, June 1943. Fate: The Lancaster was probably noticed by an German radar post, they send an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 G4 from the satelite airfield Bergen 11./NJG 1, flown by Hauptmann HANS-JOACHIM JABS and his crew. M.I.A: Flt.Sgt. AAIR, Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research, is a source of U. S. military aircraft accident reports, pictures of aircraft crash sites, MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) and individual aircraft history cards and historical research. W.J.Merrigan (20) Airgunner, Flt Sgt. An estimated sixteen people died, including many other senior Polish … All three crew members who jumped from the plane survived: Engineer Corporal Roy W. Embanks was uninjured; Lieutenant Charles Goldblum (bombardier) slid down a steep slope and his parachute snagged on the rocks; and Flying Officer Maurice J. Cruikshank, Jr. (navigator), hit a steep slope and broke bones in his foot. Extensive wreckage exists at the site today (GMNP, n.d.; Mireles 2006). January (?) Homebase : RAF Dunholme Lodge Greening(21) (wireless Air gunner), sgt K. Foster(19) (Mid upper gunner), sgt H. Williams(..) (Rear gunner) Thomson (22) Navigator. K.I.A: Sgt D.R. Horton (20) Bomb Aimer, Flight Lt F.C. 138(SOE))sq = 138 Special Operation Executive Squadron, FLAK = Flugabwerekanone (Antiaircraft Gun), Flt.Off. 03/01/1943 Beaufort L9837 of 301 Ferry Training Unit crashed on landing at Moreton-in-Marsh and burnt out. Bunting (20) Airgunner, Sgt. Cemetary : German cemetary Ysselstein, The Netherlands. Ridge scientist. Pavely (22) Navigator, Sgt A.K. On July 7, 1960, the wreckage was found at Lake Le Conte. On July 30, 1943, a Consolidate B-24D Liberator hit the Tanque Verde Ridge in Saguaro National Park, and nine airmen lost their lives. Wind. B.K. On June 1, 1942, a B-18 with a four man crew crashed into the 11,000 ft Mt. 04-10-1943 21:17Lt On the first leg to Winslow, Arizona, on August 11, 1940, the aircraft developed engine trouble over Lake Mead. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") JOSEF HOLZMANN and crew. M.I.A:Sgt. A.E. P.O.W: H.E. Location monument: Kimswerd, Dijksterbuursterlaan if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Cemetary first : Witmarsum, The Netherlands. comm.). AAIR, Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research, is a source of U. S. military aircraft accident reports, pictures of aircraft crash sites, MACRs (Missing Air Crew Reports) and individual aircraft history cards and historical research. K.I.A: Sgt W.A. The CAA minutes are arranged chronologically by year and the CAB minutes are arranged by year and month. Homebase :RAF Holme-on-Spalding moor,Yorkshire UK Boar (22) Navigator, Sgt G.A. Aircraft accident reports can be found in the Minutes of Meetings of the Civil Aeronautics Authority 1938-40 and the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1940-78 (MLR A1 E-34A, boxes 1-511) in the Office of the Secretary. K.I.A: Flight Officer N.J. Stanford (28) Pilot, Flt.Sgt. Webb (23) Navigator. The two pilots found each other, and were spotted several days later by a B-18 (Farabee 2005; Macha and Jordan 2002; Mireles 2006). The Lancaster was intercepted and shot down and crashed at 23:51Lt 1Km near Hieslum. Fate: During air combat hit several times and exploded in the air, killing the pilot direct and wounded the radio operator and crashed at 15:15Lt Northwest of Witmarsum. Lindsey (..) Pilot. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Sugar# (22) Rear Gunner, Flt.Lt. No.625sq RAF P.O.W: 2Lt L. Rogers (..) Bomb Aimer, 2Lt K.S. Aviation accidents and incidents in 1943. The accident site was not located until March 19, 1944. There are accident reports, ranging from a paragraph to a several page report, located in each month of the minutes. The Lancaster crashed into the WaddenSea 10Km of Terschelling. M.I.A: G.A.Kinney (21) Tail Gunner, Sgt S. Martire (..) Back Turrut Gunner, Sgt R.E Sudberry (21) Waist Gunner if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") McDonald was found by rescuers three days after the crash. Engineer Private Nick A. Mardesich was in the radio compartment at  the moment of impact, was able to exit the burning wreck, and was the sole survivor. It was five months before the wreck was found and the bodies of the eight crewmen were recovered. On October 17, 1943, four P-47Ds were practicing high altitude formation flying when one was seen to enter a dive at 32,000 feet. The partially mummified bodies of two airmen were found in 2005 and 2007, but the remains of the other two crewmen have yet to be found (Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006; Stekel 2010). At about 5000 meters of the ground, fired OBLT Linke with his guns on the Halifax. Much of the wreckage was removed in 1960, under a Special Use Permit (SNP, n.d.; Farabee 2005; Mireles 2006). if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Fate: Hit by FLAK in the target area, Crashed int the Waddensea east near Den Helder. Lyon (21) Observer,Sgt W.T. Mars Bluff, SC Airliner Crashes In Swamp, Sep 1945. L.A. Townrow (24) Pilot RNzAF, Sgt J.P. Fitchet (..) Flight Engineer Target: Enemy aircrafts. Fate: On the way back to their homebase Linton-on-Ouse, the bomber was noticed by German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling , and send an nightfighter of the type Messerschmidt BF-110 from Fliegerhorst Leeuwarden 4.NJG.1 flown by Luftwaffe Ace Hptm Helmut Lent the Halifax was shot down and crashed at the Haulewei, 1km west of Wijnaldum. Target: Laying of mines (called Vegetables) at the Terschelling area. Cemetary : document.write(" "); Croft (21) flt. Wounded: Unterofficer H.F. Lange (23) Radio operator. R.G. M.I.A: Sgt S.A. King (..) Wireless operator / Air Gunner. Fudge (22) Wireless operator / Air Gunner, Sgt. document.write(" "); Cemetary : Harlingen, The Netherlands, # Reichswald forest war Cemetery, Germany. 337BS/96BG USAF Target: City of Dortmund, Germany. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Engineer, Sgt R.E. McKinley (Figure 1). Four crewmembers washed ashore at various locations. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") On Monday, January 31, 1944, A UC-78 left Charlotte, North Carolina, on route to Nashville, Tennessee, with four on board, including an Oak Ridge scientist. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") J. McDowell (32) Air Gunner RCAF. if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") Taylor (21) Flight Engineer RCAF, Flight Officer A.J Ellis# (23) Air Gunner RCAF, Sgn Leader J.E.R. Target: Skoda weapons factory at Pilsen, Tjechie-Slovakia. When we put photo on grave first time any family has managed to see the grave ,and we hope to come back early next year,,,Thank you for showing photos. September 1943 Cameron (20) Pilot RCAF, Sgt J.W. Fate: Enroute for their mission at Holland the Halifax was shotdown and crashed into the Wadden Sea near Sint Jacobiparochie, Fryslan. Since 1943, information gathered from a range of sources including website Oz At War reveals six other deadly military accidents involving aircraft in Queensland. Fate: Returning from the bombing mission the Halifax was perhaps noticed by the German radar post "TIGER" at Terschelling and send an nightfighter from the 4./NJG.1, flown by Luftwaffe Ace OFW HEINZ VINKE and Uffz. The pilot from the other plane, Second Lieutenant Gerald Solheid, ordered his crew to bail out. K.I.A: Flight Officer A.V. The Lancaster crashed into the North Sea 10Km North West of Terschelling. Wilkin (23) Pilot RCAF, Flight Officer J.W.H. Several WWII military plane crashes have been documented in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. 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